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  1. Anonymous
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    How to go about this??

    Hi,

    Can you please tell me how to word this statement better?

    " Are you the decision maker? "

    I just want to know how to put this better without souding so direct and rude but yet get this information!!

    Thank you

    :)

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    Perhaps:
    • If you don't mind my asking, who makes the decisions in your family?


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    Re: How to go about this??

    Quote Originally Posted by homer
    Hi,

    Can you please tell me how to word this statement better?

    " Are you the decision maker? "

    I just want to know how to put this better without souding so direct and rude but yet get this information!!

    Thank you

    :)
    Like RonBee but a little changed,

    Would you mind my asking, who makes the decision in the family?

    What do you think? :wink:

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    Re: How to go about this??

    Quote Originally Posted by homer
    Hi,

    Can you please tell me how to word this statement better?

    " Are you the decision maker? "

    I just want to know how to put this better without souding so direct and rude but yet get this information!!

    Thank you

    :)
    Another way to soften the statement is to mention the specific area of interest.

    "When it comes to purchasing a new car for your family, are you the decision maker?" :wink:

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    Re: How to go about this??

    Quote Originally Posted by henry
    Quote Originally Posted by homer
    Hi,

    Can you please tell me how to word this statement better?

    " Are you the decision maker? "

    I just want to know how to put this better without souding so direct and rude but yet get this information!!

    Thank you

    :)
    Like RonBee but a little changed,

    Would you mind my asking, who makes the decision in the family?

    What do you think? :wink:
    That's good, but I think it should be decisions there. (As it turns out, he was asking about a seller talking to a buyer (on the corporate level), but those were good suggestions.)

    :)

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